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June 29, 2014
Mexican law enforcement on Thursday crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at U.S. border agents, a border patrol union leader says. A Mexican law enforcement chopper crossed about 100 yards north into the Arizona desert, the U.S. Border Patrol said in a statement. The helicopter then fired two shots on the Tohono...
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New York’s Ani Cordero was one of the founding members of the Latin rock band Pistolera. On her new solo album, she’s unplugged — but no less powerful. Recordar is a kind of tribute album: a tribute to voices of dissent. The songs are her takes on some of Latin America’s classic protest anthems. “They...
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Automakers Daimler and Renault-Nissan say they will build a $1.36 billion plant to manufacture Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz brand compact vehicles. The companies announced Friday that construction on the plant would begin in 2015 in the northern state of Aguascalientes. They called it the most ambitious project to date for the joint venture the firms launched...
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Increasingly, members of Congress are pointing to Mexico’s southern border, not its border with the United States, as the place where the tide of illegal migration from Central America should be turned. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has repeatedly called for more U.S. involvement in helping Mexico ”secure its borders,” saying, ”The 500-mile border between Guatemala...
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The new legal framework for Mexico’s oil industry has not placed controls on the use of harmful chemicals in the extraction of unconventional fossil fuels, and environmentalists and experts fear their consumption will increase in an industry that is opening up to private capital. The energy reform “will exacerbate the use of chemicals. The new...
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